Lorena holds a Master’s in Public Policy (UCR) and a bachelor’s degree in Sociology (CSUSB). Currently, she lives in the Inland Empire, but her work expands into various California counties, through her work with the UC immigrant legal services center. In Orange County, she interacts and works with UC Irvine students and staff. In addition to her employment as legal support staff, she is a founding member of the first undocumented alumni chapter within the CSU campuses. Lorena is a beneficiary of the DACA program, and advocates for immigration programs, reforms, policies, and conversations that expand beyond DACA.